Public comment on National Model Foster Home Standards

August 17, 2020

The Colorado Department of Human Services is seeking public comment on proposed rules intended to meet or be in reasonable accord with the National Model Foster Home Standards and include a recommendation from the former Foster Parent Steering Committee regarding Alternative Care to assist with breaks for foster parents. Rules were revised in Section 7.708 (12 CCR 2509-8). 

Download the proposed rules.

Public comment can be made via video and/or phone using Google Meet on the following dates and times. 

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Griffin at 303-396-3979  or email

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